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The Core Value

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The Core Concept of Confucianism: Ren

The core value of Confucianism, the value that Confucius sought most to promote, is benevolence (ren...

Manifestations of Ren: Zhongshu

Loyalty (zhong) can be defined as being true and honest to oneself and maintaining a good conscience...

From Li to Ren: Li as an Objective Manifestation of Ren

Although benevolence is considered the core value of Confucianism, during Confucius’ time the ...